This is a daily thought prayer and meditation book written by a Rabbi who is also a psychiatrist. In this book of daily meditations—one for each day of the Jewish year— he gives thoughts from both a psychiatric and a Jewish rabbinical perspective. It is challenging and will cause the daily reader to consider positions from both a different religious and cultural perspective.
Provocative in a good way, well written, and easily read at a breakfast mealcontains convenient bite sized pieces of wisdom. For instance we see the Christian sin nature talked about from a Jewish perspective as yetzer hara—evil inclination. This makes each day an eye opener in more ways than one.
A sage once said—Oliver W. Holmes, that a mind stretched by an idea can never assume it’s original proportions. This is a book which , if read, will stretch you, but it won’t make you thin.